Sanjoy Hazarika is an award-winning journalist, specializing on India’s Northeast and its neighborhood. He is the author of several books on the region including Strangers No More: New Narratives from India’s Northeast is amongst his recent work. Hazarika is also the international director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, founder director of the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, Jamia Millia Islamia, and founder and managing trustee of CNES which runs the pioneering boat clinics on the Brahmaputra in Assam. His first book Bhopal, The Lessons of a Tragedy was described by the Observer as among the best Science books of 1988. He has also made 15 documentary films, largely on the North-east and its neighborhood.